14 May 2014 13:00
Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has announced it will launch flights to Paris on 2 July 2014 and tickets are now on sale.
The two return
services per week will operate from the Seychelles to Paris via Abu Dhabi, with
Air Seychelles deploying its brightly-coloured Airbus A330-200 aircraft on the
route, offering 18 lie-flat seats in Business Class and 236 seats in Economy
Manoj Papa, Air
Seychelles’ Chief Executive Officer, said:
“Our return to Paris marks another milestone in Air Seychelles’ journey
of growing its international operations by flying to and from key markets.
“France has deep
cultural and historical ties with the Seychelles and these new flights will
allow more travellers to visit our island nation both for business and for
“The response from
stakeholders has been great. Travel
agents, tour operators and business partners now have additional choice and
accessibility options, which will help to further promote what the Seychelles
has to offer.
guests will soon experience the world-famous Creole warmth and hospitality to
and from the French capital.”
Minister for Home Affairs and Transport, and Chairman of Air Seychelles’ Board,
said: "I am delighted the French
Civil Aviation Authorities have granted approval for our flights to Paris,
which build on the already strong ties between our two countries.
return to Paris has been a key target of our long-term business strategy, and
thanks to our equity partner, Etihad Airways, we have been able to launch the
flights faster than may have been achieved otherwise.
“I am pleased that
we have been able to respond to the demands for links to Paris from
stakeholders and tourism partners, locally and overseas.”
Beyond Paris, Air
Seychelles offers guests connections to and from more than 50 cities in 23
countries across Europe.
For further information and bookings, visit www.airseychelles.com
, call +248 439 10 00 in Seychelles or +33 1 71
70 33 21 from France.